Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 10750 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Erigeron nanus Nutt.
Common name   dwarf fleabane
Donna M. Barnes   4663  
Coll. Date 14 July 2005 
United States
Box Elder County
Locality Raft River Mountains, Onemile Canyon Road, [W of The Meadows, FR 011 (Sawtooth Road), SE of the junction with Onemile Road], crest of a rounded mountain top.
     Elev.: 9024 ft. (2751 m.)
Habitat Notes thin rocky soil, caespitose forb community. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 41° 55'  42" N, 113° 25'  46" W
Datum WGS84 
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 30" (900 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Erigeron nanus Nutt.

Common Name(s): dwarf fleabane.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=35908, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Erigeron
                                        Species: Erigeron nanus


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10750f1.jpg specimen image: 10750s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 07437s2.jpg 
specimen image: 11809d1.jpg 
specimen image: 11809s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10744 Arabis drummondii      "Drummond's rockcress" 1.1 mi. SE
10743 Astragalus agrestis      "field milkvetch" 1.1 mi. SE
10761 Carex lenticularis      "lakeshore sedge" 1 mi. SW
10890 Carex petasata      "Liddon sedge" 1.1 mi. SE
10760 Carex phaeocephala      "dunhead sedge" 1 mi. SW
15949 Carex scopulorum      "mountain sedge" 1 mi. SW
10742 Carex vallicola      "valley sedge" 1.1 mi. SE
10746 Castilleja angustifolia  var. flavescens   "pale narrow-leaf paintbrush" same section
10762 Dodecatheon pulchellum  var. pulchellum   "darkthroat shootingstar" 1 mi. SW
10749 Draba oligosperma  var. oligosperma   "few-seeded whitlow-cress" same section
10763 Epilobium alpinum  var. clavatum  1 mi. SW
10747 Eremogone kingii     same section
14704 Ericameria discoidea      "whitestem goldenbush" 1.9 mi. SW
11332 Helenium hoopesii      "orange sneezeweed" same section
10752 Hymenoxys acaulis  var. caespitosa   "caespitose four-nerve daisy" same section
10764 Leucopoa kingii      "spike fescue" 1.1 mi. SE
10745 Penstemon humilis  var. brevifolius   "short-leaf low beardtongue" same section
11333 Penstemon rydbergii  var. rydbergii   "Rydberg's beardtongue" same section
10759 Phleum alpinum      "alpine timothy" 1 mi. SW
10741 Plagiobothrys scouleri      "Scouler's popcornflower" 1 mi. SW
10748 Potentilla ovina  var. ovina   "sheep cinquefoil" same section
14703 Ribes cereum      "wax currant" 1.9 mi. SW
10751 Stenotus acaulis      "stemless goldenweed" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Cabin Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 0.7 mi. SW 8803  Standrod 
The Meadows (Flat) Box Elder County, UT 0.9 mi. SE 8862  Standrod 
Sawtooth National Forest - Raft River Division (Forest) Box Elder County, UT 1 mi. SE 8800  Standrod 
Sawmill Canyon (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.3 mi. N   Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. S 8954  Standrod 
Right Fork Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.4 mi. S 9098  Standrod 
Onemile Guard Station (Locale) Box Elder County, UT 2.1 mi. NW 6831  Standrod 
Raft River Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 2.5 mi. SE 9170  Standrod 
Fisher Lake (Lake) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. SE 8819  Standrod 
Jones Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3 mi. N   Standrod 
Right Fork Onemile Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. N   Standrod 
Dipping Vat Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 2.6 mi. W 7064  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 8846  Standrod 
Pine Creek Spring (Spring) Box Elder County, UT 3.1 mi. SW 8826  Standrod 
South Fork George Creek (Stream) Box Elder County, UT 2.7 mi. W   Standrod 
Dry Fork Pine Creek (Arroyo) Box Elder County, UT 3.6 mi. S   Standrod 
Little Valley (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 2.9 mi. W   Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Box Elder County, UT 3.3 mi. NW 7874  Standrod 
Bally Mountains (Range) Cassia County, ID 3.3 mi. NW 8052  Standrod 
Spring Hollow (Valley) Box Elder County, UT 4.2 mi. N   Standrod 


Taxon Links for species Erigeron nanus  Nutt.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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